Definition of Thomas chippendale
1. Noun. A British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779).
Generic synonyms: Cabinetmaker, Furniture Maker
Lexicographical Neighbors of Thomas Chippendale
Literary usage of Thomas chippendale
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. How to Collect Old Furniture by Frederick Litchfield (1904)
"thomas chippendale— Early work—"The CabinetMaker and Director"—Influence of ... thomas chippendale ..."
2. How to Collect Old Furniture by Frederick Litchfield (1904)
"thomas chippendale— Early work—"The CabinetMaker and Director"—Influence of Sir W. Chambers—Chippendale's second period—The Society of Upholders and Cabinet ..."
3. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1905)
"It is to be regretted that thomas chippendale, in his first edition of the Director, made the statement (afterwards excised) that his ribbon-back chairs ..."
4. Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood (1921)
"... Chambers's design showing Chinese and rustic taste; and "Gentleman's and Cabinet-makers' Director," by thomas chippendale, first published in 1754. ..."
5. English Furniture Designers of the Eighteenth Century by Constance Simon (1905)
"The third thomas chippendale entered into partnership with Thomas Haig, a Scotsman, who had been bookkeeper to James Rannie, and also one of executors. ..."
6. Furniture by Esther Singleton (1911)
"thomas chippendale II. died in 1799 and left four children, ... In 1814, Thomas Chippendale III. opened a shop in the Haymarket and practically continued ..."